Kristi Nixon

02/18/2017 - 12:20am
DES MOINES -- Jarel Arbegast went for broke and it paid off. The West Fork senior gained a last-second takedown of 2016 state champion Tanner Sloan of Alburnett to gain the 170-pound final Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Through all of the hard work, battling injuries and sitting out of tournaments when all he wanted to do was wrestle, the Warhawk is finally seeing it pay off and he started...
02/14/2017 - 12:00pm
LATIMER – Perfect free throw shooting for Israel Rivera and Luke Rapp down the stretch helped the CAL boys basketball team complete the Iowa Star Conference season sweep of Clarksville on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cadets were 21-of-30 from the line overall, 12-of-17 in the fourth quarter with both Rivera and Luke Rapp 4-of-4 in the final quarter...
02/07/2017 - 2:06pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
02/07/2017 - 2:03pm
The only wrestler to advance from AGWSR out of the 1A sectional at Eagle Grove was 220-pounder Caleb Meinders. He lost a close 1-0 decision in a re-match with West Hancock’s Colton Francis from a dual tournament last month. “I believe it was 4-3 last time, I closed the gap, but hopefully next time I can reverse it,” Meinders said...
02/07/2017 - 1:54pm
HAMPTON – It was too much for Maci Arjes to hold in. Back on Thursday, Jan. 26, she had just learned the diagnosis that her twin sister, Kaci, was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that will keep her from playing basketball this season, possibly forever. After that game against Fort Dodge St. Edmond...
02/07/2017 - 1:50pm
HAMPTON – The Hampton-Dumont boys basketball team continued to struggle shooting from the field in a 64-28 loss to visiting Webster City on Friday, Feb. 3. Justin Kent and Joe Vondra each led the Bulldogs with nine points despite combining for 6-of-28 shooting from the field. The entire story appears in the Feb. 8 print and online editions...
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